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When translated from an Italian phrase, ‘Far Niente’ romantically means ‘without a care’. We hope you recapture that essence as you take a behind-the-scenes peek at Far Niente and the fine Cabernet and Chardonnay we produce here in Oakville.

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

Our winemaker Nicole Marchesi and the cellar crew are working hard this very moment, bottling the 2012 Far Niente Estate Bottled Chardonnay. To give you something to look forward to, here are Nicole’s tasting impressions: The 2012 vintage offers lively aromas of lemon and lime...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay

You may have heard us talk of the cool, foggy mornings our Napa Valley Chardonnay vineyards enjoy—and how this benefits the flavor development. This gorgeous video capturing Bay Area fog has been making the rounds, and perhaps you’ve seen it. If you haven’t, the video is...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Far Niente Events

We like to think that nothing quite says summertime like Far Niente Chardonnay. And that’s why each August, while our sister winery Nickel & Nickel throws a release party for their newest vintage of Single-Vineyard Cabernet, we invite people to relax with us here at Far...

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Categores: Cabernet Wine Club, Far Niente Events

You are cordially invited to a spectacular evening celebrating the art of life during Napa Valley Festival del Sole 2013. Join us Saturday, July 20, for a star-studded performance of The 24 Hour Plays, followed by dinner at Far Niente with a dynamic concert by Frederica von...

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Categores: Far Niente Cabernet, Far Niente Cave Collection

I recently had the opportunity to open up the beautifully aged 2000 Far Niente Cave Collection Cabernet Sauvignon. What a treat! The wine is a blend composed of 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot and 3% Cabernet Franc. The growing season was moderate with a slightly later than...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley

This is a very simple dessert–just remember to assemble when everything is fresh and warm. This dessert goes great with all kinds of seasonal fruit: in springtime, source ripe strawberries and raspberries; in summer, look for beautiful stone fruit such as peaches or cherries; and...

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